Indigenous Peoples Day Manitou Tour
October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Overlook Mountain Center and DEC outdoor guide Glenn Kreisberg on this easy to moderate 3-mile round-trip hike to a waterfall and then on to a lean-to for lunch. We’ll start at 10am and finish by 2pm. Diamond Notch Falls will be the destination, with an off-trail detour through a spectacular Native American ceremonial stone landscape (CSL) in Westkill. If time permits, we will also visit the Halcott Mountain CSL site.
Event Duration: 3.5 miles, 4 hours
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Leader(s): Glenn Kreisberg
Bring: lunch, water/ drink, wear sturdy footwear and dress for the forecast and a fall walk in the woods. Bring bug repellent, sunscreen as required.
Registration required by10/7 date. Use registration form below to register.
PLEASE contact the leader and cancel if you are not able to come as others may want to take your place.
Group size is limited to 12 so register early.
Dogs allowed: No
Additional Information: Meet at trailhead at very end of Spruceton Valley Road. There is no cell phone signal, so try to be prompt. We will wait until 10:10 before departure.
Questions about this event can be directed to: Glenn Kreisberg Overlookmountaincenter@gmail.com (845) 417-8384
Covid-19 Guidelines: We ask participants to socially distance, to be vaccinated and to cancel if they or members of their household are or have been ill with covid-like symptoms within the past ten days. Other guidelines may apply, depending on event. The event leader will inform participants.
Driving Directions: From State Route 23A at Lexington, take State Route 42 south for 4.1 miles then turn left on County Hwy 6 (Spruceton Road) in West Kill and take this road 7 miles to the very end and we will meet at the DEC trailhead.
From State Route 28 at Shandaken, take State Route 42 north for 7.3 miles then turn right on County Hwy 6 (Spruceton Road) in West Kill and take this road 7 miles to the very end and we will meet at the DEC trailhead.
GPS coordinates: 42.18124, -74.26804
After you press “Submit” below the registration form, you will see a screen that says “Your registration has been submitted”. If you do not, an error has occurred. Please resubmit, being sure to complete all fields. You should receive a message from the leader acknowledging your registration.
Register: Complete and submit the registration form below.